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KY 379 in Russell County to be Closed Next Week

SOMERSET, Ky. (June 19, 2023) – The Kentucky Department of Highways will temporarily close a portion of KY 379 in Russell County beginning Monday, June 26 as crews work to replace a cross drain beneath the roadway. Starting Monday, KY 379 will be closed to through traffic at the intersection of KY 1058 near the…

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Gov. Beshear Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Arctic Front, Flash Freeze

Governor warns residents of dangerous temperatures, road conditions ahead of Christmas holiday weekend; price gouging law implemented FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 21, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear declared a state of emergency ahead of an arctic front that is expected to bring a flash freeze and severely cold temperatures, with rain changing to snow Thursday…

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Kentucky State Police Investigates Casey County Missing Person

rooper Jonathan Houk 270.384.4796 270.418.7057 LIBERTY, KY (October 18, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) requests assistance in their on-going investigation of locating a missing person.  Dennis Keith Davis, age 37 of Dunnville, KY, was last seen at his home in Casey County at approximately 1:30 P.M. EST on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. KSP…

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April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month in Russell County

April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month in Russell County   SOMERSET, KY — If you are tired of winter, then start planning to get outdoors during PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month in April.   Throughout April, Russell County residents are encouraged to volunteer to pick up litter across the community. The annual Spring Cleanup is an…

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Two LWC Students from Russell County Land in Top Five of Singing Competition

COLUMBIA, KY — Two Lindsey Wilson College students from Russell County place in the top five of the college’s 19th-annual “Lindsey Idol” Wednesday night in V.P. Henry Auditorium.   Junior Madison Smith from Columbia, won the singing competition which included five LWC students in the event’s final round. Senior Nicholas Miniard from Russell Springs, Ky.,…

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